FilmScene is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the cultural vitality of the Iowa City area through film that challenges, inspires, educates and entertains.

The Picture Show

The Picture Show

The Picture Show family and children’s series is curated by FilmScene and proudly presented by MidWestOne Bank. The ongoing series features the best in all ages programming. Summer shows on Saturday at 10am and Thursday at 3:30pm. All tickets are only $2.50, making The Picture Show a reliable, affordable weekly entertainment choice.


Extraordinary Tales

November 7 & 12
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Five of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known stories are brought to vivid life in this visually stunning, heart-pounding animated anthology featuring Sir Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Roger Corman and Guillermo del Toro.



November 14 & 19
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The comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. And marmalade. Based on the classic children’s book.


Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

November 21 & 26
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This breathtaking animated feature intersperses Kahlil Gibran’s celebrated, elegant poetry within a wide variety of stunning animated sequences by renowned filmmakers.


Up on the Wooftop

November 28 & December 3
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When Santa’s talking dog Toby gets left behind at a home in suburban Iowa during a test sleigh flight before Christmas, he has to find his way back to the North Pole before Christmas Eve!

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